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Sucker Punch

Please note: Info provided by the Event Organiser

1981, South London. Thatcher’s Britain.

Jab. Double jab, cross. Jab, hook to body.

Leon and Troy are best mates trying to figure out their place in the world amid mounting unemployment and simmering racial tensions. After finding solace in Charlie’s gym, they start forging their path into the ruthless world of professional boxing.

Roy Williams’ bruising play examines what it was like to be a young black man in 1980s Britain and asks, how can you fight a system that’s desperate to see you fail?

Theatre Royal Stratford East

  • Gerry Raffles Square
  • London
  • E15 1BN

Website:
stratfordeast.com
Enquiries:
0208 534 7374
Booking:
0208 534 0310

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